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JPMorgan Chase & Co. to launch the fourth PRO Neighborhoods competition

On April 3, JPMorgan Chase & Co. will launch the fourth PRO Neighborhoods annual competition.

New Hope Housing's Harrisburg Property Coming to the Second Ward

A new equitable transit oriented development (TOD) property is coming to Houston.

Local YMCA Receives $100,000 For Sports Fields Through NFL Grassroots Program

The YMCA of Greater Houston has been granted $100,000 from the Houston Texans through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program to renovate and resurface sports fields for proper irrigation and fencing at the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA in the Greater Heights community.

CEO Maurice Jones Lays Out “Audacious Goals” for LISC

New LISC CEO Maurice Jones Launches Agenda that Places Living-Wage Jobs and Low-Income Families at the Center of the 21st-Century American Story

A New Study Shows LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers Surpass Other Programs

New report shows FOCs unique three-prong approach makes them effective at helping individuals find and keep jobs.

Community leaders promote healthier habits with creative strategies

Roland Cotton is helping his neighbors become healthier. In a community struggling with chronic illness and without easy access to fruits and vegetables, Roland is digging in the dirt to make a change. He and community leaders in OST/South Union and Near Northside are working with GO Neighborhoods to create fun and educational activities that encourage better eating habits, more exercise and generally healthier lifestyles for residents of all ages.

LISC Helps Families Find Stability Through Financial Opportunity Centers